St Vincent de Paul Grant for Students with Disabilities
For students who need assistive technology to study
If you are living with a disability where technology may assist you with your studies, this grant kindly donated by the St Carthage’s Church Parkville parish congregation provides the purchase of that assistive technology.
The grant is a one-off purchase of assistive technology (excludes computers, laptops, tablets and smart phones). Technology previously purchased for students include ABBYY Finereader, Claro Read, Dragon Dictate.
To be eligible for this grant you must:
- be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or hold a permanent humanitarian visa. Asylum seekers may be considered
- be an enrolled student of RMIT University at a Melbourne campus
- be registered with Equitable Learning Services
- be able to demonstrate financial difficulties
- require assistive technology to aid your studies
Students registered with Equitable Learning Services will be recommended to apply for this grant.
Consult with the Equitable Learning Services for open and close times, these dates will vary each semester/year dependent on the kind donations provided for this grant.
Successful students must write a short report for the donor.